Sunshine Coast Scenic Food & Wine Tour Inc. Lunch, Cheese, Wine & Chocolate - Noosa Heads

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up is available from hotels and apartments in the following beachside areas:
    Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Alexandra Headlands, Cotton Tree, Coolum, Twin Waters, Marc.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This full-day tour combines the stunning scenery of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with some of the regions finest local produce.

The first stop of the day is a scenic lookout to take in the stunning views of the National Heritage-listed Glass House Mountains, then onto the dairy town of Maleny where you will sample a selection of local and international cheese.

From Maleny, youll head to The Barrel, an iconic destination, shaped like a giant wine barrel on the grounds of Clouds Vineyard Maleny for a flight of wine tasting, then onto the quaint hinterland village of Montville via a scenic lookout to enjoy free time to peruse in the shops and boutiques, pick up local hand-crafted items and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

Whilst in Montville, youll also visit Chocolate Country where you will experience a luxury handmade sampler box (one per couple) of chocolates before making the scenic return trip down the range via another stunning scenic lookout back to your accommodation.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: McCarthy's Lookout, 563 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552 Australia
Your first stop is McCarthys Lookout which is in Maleny, on the aptly named Mountain View Rd. It looks east off the Blackall Range towards the coast where you will enjoy the gorgeous National heritage Listed Glass House Mountains.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Maleny QLD 4552, Australia
Our next stop is Maleny a picture-postcard dairy country town. Located 436 m above sea-level on the southern edge of the Blackall Range Maleny attracts painters, craftspeople and potters. During this time, you will enjoy cheese tasting and explore the town at your leisure.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Stop At: Maleny Food Co, 37 Maple St, Maleny QLD 4552, Australia
Enjoy a true cheese experience while you sample the finest Australian and international cheeses made by artisan cheesemakers. You will be provided with a cheese tasting board which would include a selection of cheese plus condiments to include quince jam, baby pickles figs, muscatels on the vine, dried fruit and crusty sourdough. Maleny Food co has a reputation as one of the premier cheese shops in Australia with a selection of more than 250 cheeses.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Maleny, Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Lunch which is included is in a traditional Queenslander style building, where breezy verandas and big open spaces create a feeling of lightness in a relaxed setting. The Lunch menu is prepared with good quality food using local produce and consists of Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches & Wraps.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Montville, Montville, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
When we arrive at the Hinterland Village of Montville and following wine & chocolate tasting, you can spend free time checking out the delightful shops and boutiques, enjoying this picture-postcard village and its fresh mountain air.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Mason Wines, 3/184 Main St, Montville QLD 4560, Australia
Our first stop in Montville is Mason Wines, a Cellar Door offering wine tasting of local award-winning wines. Here youll smell and taste local wines whilst identifying the different aromas while being educated on the different grapes grown in our region.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Chocolate Country, 192 Main St, Montville, Queensland 4560 Australia
Chocolate Country has been specialising in making and serving handmade chocolate to locals and visitors alike since 1993. Here you will experience a luxury handmade sampler box (one per couple) of four chocolates which you can take with you to enjoy in your accommodation.
Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

Free time to explore Montville Village

Scenic Lookout of the Glass House Mountains

All transportation

Lunch - 2-course gourmet lunch

Stunning Views of the Glass House Mountains

The best day tour opportunity for a food & wine experience

Alcoholic Beverages - Wine Tasting

Snacks - Luxury Handmade Chocolate Sampler Box, Local & International Cheese Platter

Entry/Admission - Maleny Food Co.

Entry/Admission - The Barrel @ Clouds Vineyard Maleny

Entry/Admission - Secrets on the Lake

Entry/Admission - Chocolate Country

Entry/Admission - Mapleton Falls National Park

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

Dietary - (GFA) Gluten free available (VA) Vegetarian available (VGA) Vegan Available *Other dietary options available

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Covid Safe Plan implemented in conjunction with Queensland Health and Queensland Tourism Industry Council.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 30-Oct-2022

    Every stop was enjoyable. The fabulous views of the Glasshouse mtns, the delicious and generous cheese tasting platters, the yummy wine tasting, the perfect lunch location, visits to Maleny and Montville with a great bunch of people…big thanks to Jan our guide for facilitating such a happy day

  • 24-Oct-2022

    although the weather hindered the view for most of the lookouts, it didn't stop us enjoying the cheese, wine, chocolate and lunch. Not your typical wine tasting at a cellar door, instead we tried a selection of local wines at the barrel, a restaurant. The mix of cheese/food/wine and chocolate was well balanced and a nice change from tours that only focus on wine. Overall an enjoyable experience, it was just a shame about the weather.

  • 18-Oct-2022

    cheese tasting, 2 course lunch and the chocolate shop. A good coach driver and a nice group to travel with.

  • 15-Oct-2022

    It was a lovely day but the best parts were the view from Mary Cairncross, the view at the waterfall at the end of the day and the beautiful spot we had lunch in - so relaxing and special and we definitely want to go back there.

  • 30-Jul-2022

    Excellent trip, full of lovely food, wine, views and stories. Jeff was a great guide. I'd recommend this to friends and family.

  • 23-Jul-2022

    Our experience with Coast to Hinterland Tours has been one of our bucket list moments. Geoff was fantastic with all his knowledge, keeping us on time & out of the wet weather. We will be booking more local tours even through this company even though we live on the coast. Value for money & value in food, wine & cheese! 110%/100

  • 20-Jul-2022

    Jan took us for the day and it was fabulous! A wonderful experience that we highly recommend to all.

  • 08-Jul-2022

    My daughter and I experienced this day trip today with Jan as our driver. I could not speak more highly of Jan’s capable and safe driving, her knowledge of the places we visited and interesting local information. Maleny, Montville and Mapletown are beautiful hinterland village with interesting and botique shops to browse in. The cheese, wine and lunch were delicious and the views throughout the trip are just amazing. The whole day is very well set out and totally worth it.

  • 07-Jul-2022

    Great! Awesome experience, driver takes you everywhere so no need to drive yourself! Well worth the money!

  • 26-Jun-2022

    This day out fulfilled my expectations- showcasing the best of the Sunshine Coast- great food and wine, views and a competent tour leader - Mark. I would very highly recommend this tour if you are looking for a great day out and experience. Mark led the group in a professional and friendly manner, making the day most enjoyable.

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